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The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins

The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins
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The best new daily sports podcast w/ inside information and perspective from Bleacher Report & FS1's Ric Bucher, NFL Network's Will Blackmon, and former NBA center Ryan Hollins, as well as featured guests. Mon & Tues: Bucher & Blackmon Weds: Bucher & special guests Thurs & Fri: Bucher & Hollins

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English


Episodes

Former Knick/Wizard and TV Fishing Show host Jared Jeffries talks MJ, Kwame, Hibachi

1/17/2020
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Former NBA C Jared Jeffries shares stories about playing with Michael Jordan, why Kwame Brown never liked him, the kaleidoscope that is Gilbert Arenas, the pain every player experiences in an 82-game season, how he knew it was time to quit and introduces his new podcast, "Rookie Year." For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:35:21

Five Most Deserving All-Star Starters in Each Conference and Ja Morant or Trae Young -- who are you taking?

1/15/2020
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Ric and Ryan give their top five players in each conference going into the All-Star break and disagree on who they'd take to start their franchise between Ja Morant and Trae Young. Guest starring Mat Bucher, Ric's son, as well as Ryan's room service attendant. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:46:50

Lamar Jackson and Bill O'Brien share the same flaw, who new Browns coach Kevin Stefanski must be

1/13/2020
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Ric and Will examine the NFL Divisional Playoff games and unveil the element that sabotaged both Ravens QB Lamar Jackson and Texans coach Bill O'Brien in their respective losses, along with who and what new Cleveland Browns coach Kevin Stefanski must be to succeed (and why they should've hired Patriots OC Josh McDaniel). Bonus topic: the vegetable the hosts now love that they hated as kids. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:49:22

Kent Bazemore on hangin' with look-alike Chance the Rapper, Rookie Pranks & Luring Steph to

1/10/2020
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Ric is joined by Portland Trail Blazers swingman Kent Bazemore to talk about why the Warriors vets filled his car with popcorn, the prank he decided not to pull on Trae Young, getting to know his doppelgänger Chance the Rapper, how he lured Steph Curry to sign with Under Armour and his most misunderstood teammate. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:40:29

All That AD Must Weigh Before Re-Upping With the Lakers

1/8/2020
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Ric and Ryan discuss what it will take for Anthony Davis to remain a Laker, how to fix All-Star voting, how to load manage without missing games and how some NBA coaches talk about players when they don't think they can be heard. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:42

The three QBs who could keep the Patriots' dynasty alive

1/6/2020
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Will and Ric assess the fallout from the first weekend of NFL playoff action, how and if the New England Patriots can keep their dynasty alive, three QBs who could replace Tom Brady, what Brady should do next and what it's like to play with a disgruntled teammate. Also: Ric brags about re-wiring his house. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:45:13

Top 10 Most Meaningful Events in the NBA in 2019

1/1/2020
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Ric Bucher provides a countdown from 10 to 1 of the most meaningful events that occurred in the NBA for the 2019 calendar year. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:37

Did Kyle Kuzma's trainer lob a grenade into the Lakers' locker room?

12/28/2019
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Ric and Ryan discuss social media posts by Kyle Kuzma and his reported trainer that appeared to throw shade at his Lakers' teammate, LeBron James, as well as a review of what mattered (and didn't) on Christmas Day. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:26

Why what Isaiah Thomas did was right and why the NBA did him and the fans wrong

12/24/2019
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NFL vet Will Blackmon and Ric Bucher discuss player-fan interaction and whether Isaiah Thomas or the fans he confronted were treated fairly. Also: Will assesses what first-year coach Matt LeFleur has done for Rodgers, whether or not the latter is still elite and the saving grace for his former teammate, Kirk Cousins. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:12

What gettable player could move the needle for one of the NBA title contenders?

12/19/2019
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Ric Bucher and Ryan Hollins discuss which team now holding a playoff seed is likeliest to lose it by season's end and which team will take its place in both conferences, along with the gettable player that could strengthen a title contender's chances of being crowned champion. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:28:04

How the NFL and NBA today make it painfully clear all-time selections are inherently flawed

12/17/2019
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Bucher examines why it's time to stop thinking of Brady, Rodgers and Brees as great quarterbacks, why picking all-time teams is not much more than a marketing ruse and how the No. 1 prerequisite for playing in the NBA has nothing to do with height, speed or leaping ability. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:16:52

Are Kyrie Irving and Antonio Brown Dealing With The Same issues?

12/13/2019
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Will and Ric, after discussing what Will losing his "football weight" signifies and his potential as a model, debate whether Antonio Brown deserves sympathy and indications Kyrie Irving is dealing with similar issues. Also: does Will still believe in the Patriots and how much is Lamar Jackson's success due to the Ravens and the new rules? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:24:56

State of the Knicks, Why All Is Not Lost and Where They Go From Here

12/11/2019
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NBA vet Ryan Hollins spent his career dealing with midseason coaching changes and shares what the Knicks players are going through. NBA analyst Ric Bucher and Hollins discuss why David Fizdale did (and then didn't) make sense as their coach, who the next one should be and why there's still hope for a productive season. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:01

Bucher, Friendless, on why the NBA game (and its ratings) are down

12/7/2019
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Bucher dives into why James Harden's style is simply the most extreme version of a style taking over the NBA, how referees are in on fool-the-ref tactics, why so many games this season have been less entertaining and what 49ers broadcaster Tim Ryan said about Lamar Jackson that was (and wasn't) insulting. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:18:43

Will Blackmon's pick for his alma mater's next FB Coach (Boston College)

12/4/2019
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Will has a prime candidate to succeed Steve Addazio at his alma mater, Boston College, while Ric disputes Will's contention that Kirk Cousins was on the brink of entering the MVP race. Also: the only acceptable reason for the Panthers to have fired Ron Rivera now. Also, Part II: What does Will consider a snack for old people? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:46:36

Will Blackmon's pick for his alma mater's next FB Coach (Boston College)

12/4/2019
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Will has a prime candidate to succeed Steve Addazio at his alma mater, Boston College, while Ric disputes Will's contention that Kirk Cousins was on the brink of entering the MVP race. Also: the only acceptable reason for the Panthers to have fired Ron Rivera now. Also, Part II: What does Will consider a snack for old people? For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:29:11

Portland is so Melo

12/2/2019
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Ric and Ryan examine the reasons Portland -- and nowhere else -- is the perfect fit for Carmelo Anthony; what made OKC hard and Houston impossible, according to Melo; and how the 76ers may still be paying a price for The Process. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:55:29

What Kyrie Irving Got Right -- And Wrong -- in his Instagram Post

11/28/2019
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An edition of Bucher, Friendless, examines Kyrie Irving's complaint about the trappings of success and celebrity after Celtics' fans made their dislike for him clear; an early reason to expect the Western Conference Finals to be an L.A. affair; and why there's a compelling storyline in every NBA game for a hoops junkie. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:22:08

What We Learned from the NFL's Week 12 & Will Taking on Millennials on Twitter

11/25/2019
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Will and Ric discuss Will's generational take on UofMiami bench dancing down 13-0 and the subsequent backlash. Also: Pats' struggling to beat Cowboys at home proves what? Ditto, Jets punking the Raiders? Will also pinpoints the missing piece that has caused any disconnect between Dwayne Haskins Jr. and his O line and the video clip that convinced him Haskins is not a member of his aforementioned tweet. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:10

What Does the LeBron-Kobe dap signify + Is load management hurting the NBA's TV ratings

11/22/2019
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Today, Ric and Ryan explore what the dap-up between LeBron and Kobe signifies, is load management a real concern for the Clippers and is it negatively affecting the NBA's TV ratings, and more. Thanks for listening! If you enjoy the show, please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts, and tell a friend. Follow the show on Twitter @BucherFriends Follow Ric on Twitter @RicBucher Follow Ryan on Twitter @TheRyanHollins Follow the show on Instagram @BucherFriends Like us on...

Duration:00:51:12